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The determination of the feldspars in thin section

Karl Chudoba

The determination of the feldspars in thin section

by Karl Chudoba

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Published by T. Murby, Van Nostrand in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feldspar

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [62]

    Statementby Dr. Karl Chudoba. Translated by W. Q. Kennedy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE391.F3 C5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination61 p.
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6303219M
    LC Control Number34008006
    OCLC/WorldCa2974101

    ). Determination of the peak temperatures and diffusion, feldspars have the ability to record many phenomena that could help interpret parent body processes. For example, exsolution of alkali feldspars is All of these thin sections were available in the University. The feldspars alter to sericite, which is a catch-all name for fine-grained white mica whose identity can’t be pinned down just by looking at a thin section. This chlorite grain is surrounded by sericitized feldspars.

    Feldspar - Feldspar - Identification of specific feldspars: Alkali feldspars can often be distinguished from plagioclase feldspars because most grains of the latter exhibit albite twinning (see above Crystal structure), which is manifested by parallel lines on certain cleavage surfaces, whereas grains of alkali feldspars do not. This criterion is not, however, absolute; some plagioclase. The OU S thin rock section collection consists of 24, 2" X 1" slides designed to be used with a modest polarizing microscope and are made for the Open University (UK) Geology Course S I have owned a box of these for some time and thought a general overview may be of interest to anyone wishing to study a wide range of thin rock samples.

    ‎Biaxial Minerals in Thin Section volume 3a is an atlas of the optical and ancillary physical properties of biaxial minerals observable by transmitted light microscopy. The books in this series are intended as a photographic reference to accompany the more traditional theory-focused optical min. To link to this object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this object, paste this HTML in website.


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The determination of the feldspars in thin section by Karl Chudoba Download PDF EPUB FB2

The determination of the feldspars in thin section (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. The determination of the feldspars in thin section. Even in course-grained thin-section work, the most-common rock-forming minerals, plagioclase feldspars, are typically zoned compositionally, making "IDs" from such as a single 2V measurement.

For a routine investigation of feldspars in thin sections such a light source is not necessary. After our remarks on the universal stage, its usefulness and some hints on how to handle it, we return to the subject under consideration, i.e., the identification of plagioclases with the universal stage.

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Publisher Summary In this chapter, determination of feldspars is discussed in detail without elaborating on its actual application in sedimentology or in soil science. To illustrate how feldspars can be concentrated and identified, the chapter treats the study of detrital feldspars schematically according to rock type.

The method is simple and rapid, and calls for no costly equipment; some platinum foil for enclosing the feldspar sample, and a blowpipe capable of yielding a ° C.

flame, are the only “extras” needed. It is therefore recommended for inclusion among the standard methods for the determination of the plagioclase feldspars. Having picked up this book and chosen to read this foreword, you already know that micromorphology is an indispensable method for the study of undisturbed soil and regolith samples using a microscope.

Guidelines for Analysis and De­ scriptions of Soil and Regolith Thin Sections is a new version of a guide to thin. with several well-known gold deposits including Casa Berardi.

Of the 11 polished thin sections, this mineral is only identified in one section. It may be interpreted as either a regional metamorphic mineral or a unique mineral related to hydrothermal alteration processes.

a b Plate 1. Macroscale and microscale images, sample, MD 13 – 09 @ For plagioclase feldspars (stippled) the extinction angles given are those determined by the Michel-Levy method (see a textbook for details).

(vi) Int. Figure: this gives details of the interference figure. Any numbers given refer to the value of 2V (normally a range is given), followed by the optic sign.

Feldspars are hard minerals, all of them with a hardness of 6 on the Mohs scale. This lies between the hardness of a steel knife () and the hardness of quartz (7).

In fact, feldspar is the standard for hardness 6 in the Mohs scale. Feldspars usually are white or nearly white, though they may be clear or light shades of orange or buff. Measurements of the extinction angle of Albite twins can be used to obtain the composition of plagioclase feldspars in thin section.

These methods are used routinely by petrologists because of the abundance of plagioclase and because its composition is a valuable guide to the identity of igneous and metamorphic rocks. Labradorite Na¡Ca¡Al¡Si¡O8 °c Mineral Data Publishing, version Crystal Data: Triclinic.

Point Group: 1: Crystals typically thin. MBrnon ol Srupv The feldspar twinning laws and compositions were determined in thin sections with the aid of the universal stage. Most of the determinations were done by Rittmann's Zone Methods (38) which is satisfactory in the majority of cases.

It fails when the composition is over 75 per cent An. If you get thin sections of your samples you can also use SEM with an EDX system to discriminate very easily potassium and plagioclase feldpars. Recent SEM generally provides user friendly software. thickness of lithosphere (but note areas with thin lithosphere, e.g., Great Basin) • Radioactive decay of U/Th/K >> important for continental crust Type of Crust Geothermal Gradient Heat Flow at Surface Example Precambrian Shield oC/km 60 mW/m2-sec Canada Active Margin (Arc) 30ooC/km mW/m2-sec Sierra Nevada, Andes Subduction Zone.

Mineralogical Society of America - Mineralogy, Petrology. Look at photos in the thin section book to be sure you can tell the twinning of plagioclase from that of the microcline.

Sketch a picture of the twinning of both types of feldspar in this rock. The anhedral quartz has about the same color (clear in PP) and interference colors (in XP) as the feldspars.

But, it displays no twins. After, “Carbonate Identification and Genesis as revealed by Staining, Dickson, J.A.D., Journal of Sedimentary Petrology, Vol.

36, No. 2, pp,June ”. Feldspar Staining– To help with modal analysis and mineral identification in siliciclastic thin sections, we offer a feldspar staining option that combines cobaltinitrite and amaranth to help distinguish plagioclase (including. The plagioclase feldspars can range in color from colorless to white to greenish yellow and even flesh red.

They have a vitreous, pearly luster. Polysynthetic twinning is diagnostic of plagioclase. See hand sample as a good example of what to look for. The plagioclase feldspars show perfect {} cleavage and good {} cleavage. lewis, j. / determinative mineralogy with tables for the determination of minerals by means of their chemical and physical characters, new york,cl, pages, - 3 - $ 45 mackenzie, w.

and adams, a. / a colour atlas of rocks and minerals in thin section, london,pb, pages, - 1 - $. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Rocks and Minerals in Thin Section, Second Edition: A Colour Atlas by A.

E. Adams, K. H. Brodie and W. S. MacKenzie (, Hardcover, New Edition) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!Rock Minerals, Their Chemical and Physical Characters and Their Determination in Thin Sections Joseph Paxson Iddings J.

Wiley & sons, - Petrology - pages.Determination of the mineral composition and their relative proportions in the various types of granitic rock exposed in the area were carried out to differentiate and classify the granite types on the basis of their mineralogy.

K-feldspars in thin sections were stained using the method suggested by Baily and Stevens () to.